Why Do Romeo And Juliet Move So Fast

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Stop. Wait a Minute. “You only live once,” so slow down and enjoy the present. All throughout history, there have been people who desire immediate satisfaction. For example, in Romeo and Juliet, they confessed their love and died for each other within the span of four days. They never took the time to know each other. Likewise, in today’s society, people buy and discard electronics as soon as new models come out. However, is it really necessary to move so fast? Society back then, and today, should slow down and enjoy the present, rather than rushing forward. In Romeo and Juliet, Juliet and Romeo got married the day after they met. Though it was common in that era to marry quickly, they still should have taken the time to get to know each other. They barely knew one another, yet proceeded with their forbidden love. In addition to getting married immediately, they also deceived their parents. They were in love with the idea of love, that they neglected their families rivalry, which lead to the death of Tybalt, and eventually their own death. However, had they told their parents and consider the consequences of their actions, they could have prevented the many deaths, including their own. Romeo and Juliet should have worked out their rivalries and took the time to understand each other, before getting married. Likewise, in…show more content…
Back then, people rushed through their lives in order to create their legacies. When Romeo and Juliet met, they “fell in love,” and impulsively got married. However, had they waited a before getting married, the outcome could have been very different. Likewise, in today’s generation, when people see things such as electronics, they impulsively buy it. They refuse to wait a while to see if a better model with come out, and instead rush ahead and purchase the most “current” gadgets. Over time the world has changed, however, some things, such as impetuousness, never
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